How To Make A Raised Garden Bed

By Robert Robillard

Benefits of Raised Garden Beds Spring has arrived and as the days grow longer it’s time to move outdoors and work in the yard. We recently have been doing more and more lawn and garden articles and thought that writing an article on how to make a raised garden bed dovetailed nicely between gardening and…

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Fall Lawn Maintenance

By Phil Benevides

Fall lawn Care Tips From A Concord Carpenter The overall beauty of your home can be impacted by your landscaping and your lawn is probably the largest part of your yard. So regardless of how well maintained and beautiful your home is you can’t ignore the look and condition of your lawn, since I can…

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Fall Leaf Removal Tips

By Phil Benevides

Fall Clean Up Tips to make your chores Faster and Easier Plan Waste Collection Wisely Check with your town or municipality for guidelines on Fall Leaf Removal. Many communities only collect Fall yard waste during a certain period of the year and often require the use of specific disposal bags. Remove Leaves Weekly Although your…

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Tips on How to Maintain your Lawn Mower in the Fall

By Phil Benevides

How to Maintain your Mower during the Fall Here at a Concord Carpenter we love tools and although we don’t make a living using our lawn mowers, it is certainly a tool we rely on and use regularly. Without a quality mower that is maintained to perform well our beautiful homes may be overlooked by…

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How To Prepare Your Lawn For Winter

By Phil Benevides

Fall lawn care tips from A Concord Carpenter The overall beauty of your home can be impacted by your landscaping, and your lawn is probably the largest part of your yard. So regardless of how well maintained and beautiful your home is, you can’t ignore the look and condition of your lawn, since both you…

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Installing A Pool Safety Cover

By Robert Robillard

Pool Safety cover If you have an in ground pool that you close in the Fall and Winter then installing a pool safety cover makes sense. A safety cover is a mesh or solid vinyl cover that is secured along the perimeter of the pool with adjustable straps.  these straps secure to  anchors that are…

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How To Install Bark Mulch Around Trees

By Robert Robillard

Bark Mulching Around Trees Many people and “professional landscapers” do not know how to install bark mulch around trees. The photo below is an example of what NOT to do! Avoid The Mulch Volcano Improperly installed bark mulch pictured in the above and below photo is  often referred to as a “mulch volcano.” Soil or…

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Choosing A Pergola

By Robert Robillard

Complete The Backyard Experience With A Pergola Whether its for bringing friends together for a cookout, or creating a sanctuary for relaxing with a loved one, the architectural pergola truly creates the perfect backyard look. The pergola provides a central gathering place for parties and events, and it’s an elegant addition to any pool, fire…

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